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Audi & T-Mobile To Provide In-Car WiFi Internet for $15/month

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I got a media alert from Audi of America today about a new offering that I thought was surprisingly affordable and compelling – in-car internet from T-Mobile for as little as $15/month! While in-car internet may sound frivolous and unnecessary at first, let me remind you that this internet isn’t for viewing Facebook or Instagram when you’re bored at a stop light (or even worse while you’re driving!). Instead, Audi’s in-car internet offering is designed for providing real-time data on your navigation screen with traffic, streaming internet radio, and yes, even tethering other devices (iPads, etc), although I wouldn’t recommend using those devices unless you’re a passenger or at a complete stop. Pictured above is the interior of the 2015 Audi S3 Sedan, one of many cars that will offer the Audi Connect system that leverages the in-car Wi-Fi plans through T-Mobile.

As a premium brand, Audis generally command premium prices. It is nice to see the brand team up with T-Mobile  to offer something more affordable, making in-car wifi not seem so indulgent and unnecessary, but instead a great value that could potentially save tons of time and hassle.

Audi of America and T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced a new data plan that will provide Audi drivers with in-vehicle connectivity at a fraction of the cost of its competitors’ plans.

With the new data plan, Audi owners can obtain real-time news, weather and fuel prices, access to Google Earth™ and Google Voice™ Local Search and retrieve information conveniently and securely over Wi-Fi through the award-winning Audi connect® infotainment and navigation system for as little as $15 per month. Passengers in models featuring Audi connect can enjoy broadband connectivity for up to eight devices.

A leading national customer satisfaction survey showed that Audi buyers rank the Audi connect service as the second largest factor behind their purchase decision – just behind design and ahead of engine performance. Today, with the new data plan pricing, Audi and T-Mobile enable even more Audi drivers and their passengers to access high-speed data services on the go.

For more about the new data plans and Audi Connect, visit http://www.audiusanews.com/newsrelease.do?&id=3363&allImage=1&teaser=audi-t-mobile-partner-launch-industry%E2%80%99s-most-competitively&mid=1

Nick Roshon

Nick has been an Audi owner and fanatic for the last 10 years, and started Nick's Car Blog in 2009 to share DIYs and pictures of his A4. Currently he drives a 2012 Audi TT-RS, and has previously owned a B7 S4, B7 A4, and an 82 Audi Coupe (GT) LeMons race car. In his day job, Nick is a digital marketer and lives in San Diego, CA, USA.

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